Our Shared Promise to the Future of Canada through the TRC’s Calls to Action

April 9th, 2018 | Sandra Sutter

All of those working within and peripheral to the Aboriginal/Indigenous/Industry/Government Relations sectors can be viewed as inhabiting this country, commonly called Canada; whether they are of Indigenous, settler, or newcomer backgrounds. Collectively, we all share a common identity, whether as Canadians or the First Peoples of Turtle Island, we have a responsibility to educate ourselves … Continue reading Our Shared Promise to the Future of Canada through the TRC’s Calls to Action

A Wise Practice about the use of the word ‘Race’

March 23rd, 2018 | Sandra Sutter

One of my mentors shared with me recently, how the use of the word ‘Race’ is socially constructed, and continues colonialist practices. Here is what was shared with me, and how I was kindly and gently reminded that we have so much to learn and share, and it is our honour and pleasure to do … Continue reading A Wise Practice about the use of the word ‘Race’

The Circle: An Everlasting Relationship

March 1st, 2018 | Sandra Sutter

The Circle for Aboriginal Relations was established in 2004 after a clear gap was identified regarding the fostering and eventual flourishing of relationships between those invested in Aboriginal Relations, whether they be from communities, industry or governmental entities. CFAR is a safe space to learn, network, understand and grow as a professional system within the … Continue reading The Circle: An Everlasting Relationship

CFAR’s NEW Monthly BLOG Series – Wise Practices in Indigenous Relations

March 1st, 2018 | Sandra Sutter

Thank you to our Volunteer Extraordinaire – Holly Atjecoutay – for joining our Team as our Monthly Blogger!!

Networking and AGM Event Speaker Announcement

December 5th, 2017 | Sandra Sutter

Come to our Event on December 7th and learn about the exciting Suncor East Tank Farm Partnership!  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/13th-annual-networking-event-agm-tickets-40775088387 

The December 7th Networking Event and AGM is fast approaching! Yay!!

November 27th, 2017 | Sandra Sutter

Join us for our Annual Seasonal Networking Event and AGM. This year we will be at the Carriage House Inn, and we hope to see you there!  To register click here.

CFAR’s networking breakfast events are this week! Edmonton and Calgary November 23rd

November 19th, 2017 | Sandra Sutter

Have you registered yet? Coming up fast! Coming up fast – CFAR’s first concurrent events (Edmonton & Calgary)! To attend in Edmonton –https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cfar-edmonton-breakfast-busine… To attend in Calgary https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cfar-calgary-breakfast-busines…  

Meet our Treasurer, Tim Heins, and his lovely wife Lucie!

November 19th, 2017 | Sandra Sutter

The following Link is an exciting look at how our Treasurer and long time Board Member, and former Vice President Tim Heins and his wife Lucie are enjoying life in their new sustainable lifestyle country home!https://aspenacreschronicles.wordpress.com/

Related and Community Events

November 12th, 2017 | Sandra Sutter

The Conference Board of Canada is hosting, at the Grey Eagle in Calgary, a Conference focusing on how one of Canada’s most diverse assets – Indigenous Youth – can assist in building a stronger, more collaborative and equitable natural resources sector in Canada. Click here for more information and here for the draft Conference Agenda. … Continue reading Related and Community Events

ICIR and ICE – Next course!

November 12th, 2017 | Sandra Sutter

ICIR/ICE The next course in the Indigenous Community Industry Relations Certificate program (ICIR), delivered by the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension, takes place Dec 5-8 (Indigenous Laws, Lands and Current Industry Relations), and the Jan 11-14 module (Community and Economic Development) is coming up quickly. Click here for more information on this award winning … Continue reading ICIR and ICE – Next course!